Happy Birthday Ramsey Lewis. ‘Gentleman Ramsey’

This day (May 27, 1935), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Ramsey Lewis, an American jazz composer and pianist.Digest Tracklist : The In Crowd (2017) . Jazz Series (2016) . Brazilica (2013) . Auld Lang Syne (2011) . Documentary (2009) . Living For The City . In Crowd (1990) . & Billy Taylor - Have Got Some Serious Rhythm . You Are The Reason (1980) . Ramsey Lewis Trio - Hang On Sloopy (1967) .…

This week In Jazz Legends 21/52

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ben Sidran, Archie Shepp

We remember Don Pullen. ‘Ode To Don’

This day (April 22, 1995), in Los Angeles, California,, died Don Pullen, an American jazz pianist and organist.Digest Tracklist : w/ The African-Brazilian Connection - El Matador (1992) . Jam Session / Autumn Leaves (1988) . Reincarnated . w/ George Adams Quartet - Song From The Old Country (1987) . w/ George Adams - City Gates (1984) . Interviewed by Ramsey Lewis + Ode to life . w/ George…

Arrested Development release their firs album : ‘3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of…’ (1992)

Arrested Development's '3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of...' is their debut album released on March 24, 1992 by Chrysalis / EMI. Track Listing : 1.Man'S Final Frontier (Speech) – 02:39 . 2.Mama'S Always On Stage (Speech) – 03:25 . . 3.People Everyday (Speech) – 04:57 . . 4.Blues Happy (Speech) – 00:45 . 5.Mr. Wendal (Speech) – 04:06 . . 6.Children Play With Earth (Speech) – 02:39 .…

Brad Mehldau releases ‘Highway Rider’ recorded with Joshua Redman (2010)

Brad Mehldau's 'Highway Rider' is an album recorded with Joshua Redman and a chamber orchestra conducted by Dan Coleman and released on March 16, 2010 by Nonesuch. Track Listing : 1.John Boy (Brad Mehldau) - 03:15 . 2.Don'T Be Sad (Brad Mehldau) - 08:40 . 3.At The Tollbooth (Brad Mehldau) - 01:07 . 4.Highway Rider (Brad Mehldau) - 07:45 . 5.The Falcon Will Fly Again (Brad Mehldau) - 08:21 . 6.Now…

This week In Jazz Legends 06/52

Michel Petrucciani, Anthony Jackson . Steve Gadd, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Ramsey Lewis, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer . Nhøp, Lalo Schifrin, The Bad Plus, Stan Kenton, Count BasieThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

We Remember Maurice White. ‘Earth, White & Fire’

This day (February 4, 2016), in Los Angeles, California, died Maurice White, an American singer, songwriter and founder of Earth, Wind & Fire.Tracklist : Earth, Wind And Fire - Kalimba Tree . Earth, Wind & Fire - Boogie Wonderland (1997) . Earth, Wind & Fire - Can't Hide Love . Earth, Wind & Fire - Can't Let Go (1980) . Earth, Wind & Fire – After the Love has Gone (1979) .…

GRT publish Minnie Riperton’s debut solo album : ‘Come to My Garden’ (1970)

Minnie Riperton's 'Come to My Garden' is her debut solo album produced by Charles Stepney and recorded on November 24–26, 1969 and released in November 1970 By Grt.Track Listing : 1.Les Fleurs (Charles Stepney, Richard Rudolph) - 03:18 . 2.Completeness (Charles Stepney, Rose Johnson) - 03:32 . 3.Come To My Garden (Richard Rudolph) - 03:19 . 4.Memory Band (Charles Stepney) - 04:05 . 5.Rainy…

Blue Note publish Gregory Porter’s third album : ‘Liquid Spirit’ (2013)

Gregory Porter's 'Liquid Spirit' is his third album released on September 10, 2013.Track Listing : 1.No Love Dying (Gregory Porter) - 03:56 . 2.Liquid Spirit (Gregory Porter) - 03:36 . 3.Lonesome Lover (Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach) - 03:10 . 4.Water Under Bridges (Gregory Porter) - 03:31 . 5.Hey Laura (Gregory Porter) - 03:20 . 6.Musical Genocide (Gregory Porter) - 03:43 . 7.Wolfcry (Gregory Porter)…

Jazzed Christmas

From 'Al I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)' to 'Christmas Blues' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Christmas'. It has Billy Eckstine, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Charlie Byrd, Peggy Lee With Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires and many more.

Three is A Crowd

From 'Three Note Samba' to 'Three For The Festival' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz with a Slice of Latin' tunes around the theme of 'The number "Three"'. It has Joshua Redman, Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra, Pat Martino, Gary US Bonds and many more.

John Legend releases ‘Evolver,’ his third album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle, Andre 3000 et al (2008)

John Legend's 'Evolver' is his third studio album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle and Andre 3000, among other guests and released on October 28, 2008 by Good, Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Good Morning Intro (Drew Ramsey, Shannon Sanders) - 00:46 . 2.Green Light (André Benjamin, James Neng-Hsien Ho, Rick Nowels) - 04:44 . 3.It'S Over (Kanye West, Pharrell Williams) - 04:27 . 4.Everybody Knows…

Dr. John releases ‘Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch,’ a tribute album to Louis Armstrong (2014)

Dr. John's 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch' is a tribute album to Louis Armstrong, released on August 19, 2014 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.What A Wonderful World (George Douglas, Bob Thiele, George David Weiss) - 04:10 . 2.Mack The Knife (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) - 06:13 . 3.Tight Like This (Langston Curl) - 04:51 . 4.I'Ve Got The World On A String (Harold Arlen, Ted…

Snarky Puppy – Family Dinner Vol. 2

Released on February 12, 2016, "Family Dinner - Volume 2" is the tenth album by Snarky Puppy with various guest artists (David Crosby, Susana Baca, Charlie Hunter, Laura Mvula, etc.). Track Listing : 1.I Asked - 06:49 . 2.Molino Molero - 05:34 . 3.Liquid Love - 06:36. 4.Soro (Afriki) - 08:17 . 5.Sing To The Moon - 06:51 . 6.Don'T You Know - 10:44 . 7.I Remember - 06:34 . 8.Somebody Home - 06:30 .…